Armistice Day 1974
Audio Visual Material
1/2 inch videotape: reel-to-reel
Generation - General
Armistice Day show includes several segments. "Wives and Widows" shows female WWI veteran and veterans' widows. One woman shows US seal she made in honor of her husband and reads poems she has written. Kate Peters Sturgill sings WWI songs: "Glory Glory Hallelujah", "Just Before the Battle Mother", "There's a Long Long Trail a-Winding", "Pack Up Your Troubles", "Over There", "It's a Long Way to Tipperary", "Til We Meet Again", "When the Roses Bloom Again", "Silver Threads Among the Gold". "A Poetic Tribute": young men read WWI poems including "In Flanders Field".; Interview (starts mid-sentence) with veteran, talks about bayonet training. This program was videotaped for broadcast on cable television Channel 12 as part of the Broadside/Mountain Community Television initiative to provide locally produced public access television to southwestern Virginia.
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